If you want to see the real Paris and to avoid all the annoying tourists, then you should avoid this area like the plague.
About 8th Arrondissement
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The 8th arrondisement is a popular zone in Paris. It starts from the Place de Concorde, encompasses all of Champs Elysees up to Arc de Triomphe. To the north up to St. Augustine Church. Certainly you will be in this area a number of times.
This really is the official, historical and tourism central hub in Paris. Home to the Place de Madeleine, Champs Elysee, Place de la Concorde, it serves every taste. You can walk at your leisure from here to Le Marais via Rue de Rivoli, past Hotel...More
Some complain that the 8th Arrondissement including Champs-Elysees has lost some of its charm with the influx of chain stores and restaurants.It's just to agree.
This arrondissement will certainly keep you busy and is probably worth visiting both in the day and night. If you can't do both, I would recommend at night with all the lights everywhere it is truly magical. Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysee, Winston Churchill statue,...More
We have visited Paris quite a few times but it is so iconic to stroll from the Arc de Triomphe down the Champs Elysee to Place de la Concorde passing the Grand Palais and Petit Palais on the way. Visit La Madeleine and St Augustine...More
The 8 eme arrondissement is the busy centre of Paris with lots of famous places and activities, probably the most iconic is the Champs Elysee and the Arch de triumph. I have stayed at the 8 th arr near Madeleine and use to go shopping...More
This district would have to be the best for sights, entertainment, shopping and dining. Always busy and fast paced. Lots of choices for hotels within walking distance to major attractions like Moulin Rouge and the Louvre with access to many and varied restaurants, sidewalk cafes...More